Victoria Fire Department Firefighter Recruitment Coming Soon

The 2017 Firefighter Recruitment Competition is expected to open in late fall. 

The Victoria Fire Department is looking for individuals who are community-minded, skilled professionals, trained to use the latest fire suppression technologies and rescue techniques. We strongly encourage candidates to bring their unique strengths and skill sets to the application process. Our diversity strengthens us and improves our ability to serve our community.

We seek candidates who are self-motivated, hardworking team players, committed to continuous improvement and learning, and strive for excellence in customer service. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Victoria Fire Department firefighters are members of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 730.

What You Need to Know

If you are interested in applying to join the Victoria Fire Department, you will be required to submit a range of qualifications with your application. A list of qualifications will be identified in the application package.

  • Successful completion of a physical fitness test conducted within the last seven months by the University of Victoria is required. To book a physical fitness test now, visit:

The recruitment competition will be announced here and on social media. Follow @CityofVictoria on Twitter and City of Victoria Local Government on Facebook for updates.